Basic Site Details

Name: Darnconner Parish Church
Town, district or village: Darnconner
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: The new church at Darnconnar (sic), in Auchinleck Parish has just been opened. The church has been built from designs by Mr R S Ingham, Kilmarnock and is in the Gothic style. The outside walls are of Ballochmyle red sandstone, while inside white Kilwinning stone has been used. The interior has an open timber roof and is heated by means of hot water pipes. The is accommodation for about 300 worshippers. A manse adjoins the church. Thw whole building cost about 3,000. [Builder 20 March 1897 p279]

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Church  
Item 2 of 2Manse  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 214 March 1897 Opened 
Item 2 of 21979 Demolition 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1Robert Samson IngramArchitect 1897  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Love, Dane2005Lost Ayrshire Edinburgh: Birlinnp73 Illustration

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder20 March 1897  p279 - opening

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmoreID 199140